Paul Christopher Johnson

Paul Christopher Johnson is professor in the departments of history, Afroamerican and African Studies, and in the doctoral program in anthropology and history, at the University of Michigan. Johnson is co-editor of the journal Comparative Studies in Society and History, and author of Secrets, Gossip and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé (Oxford, 2002), Diaspora Conversions: Black Carib Religion and the Recovery of Africa (California, 2007) and, most recently, Ekklesia: Three Inquiries on Church and State, with Winnifred Fallers Sullivan and Pamela E. Klassen.